Tuesday June 15th, 2021 8:25AM

White named Oakwood City Manager

By Ken Stanford Contributing Editor

Oakwood Community Development Director B.R. White has been named the town's city manager effective March 1.

City councilwoman Sheri Millwood confirmed White's appointment Saturday morning.

He will replace Stan Brown who announced a few weeks ago his plans to retire at the end of February.

White has been with the city since November 2017, according to the city's Website.  

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White named Oakwood City Manager
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